Summer Pests

Strawberry Root Weevils


Strawberry root and black vine weevils often only become a nuisance once they make it indoors. They do not harm or damage property, but if they die indoors, they can attract other insects like beetles and ants. It is best to treat for the strawberry root and black vine weevil before it starts attracting other…


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Sowbugs, associated with pillbugs, live in moist environments outdoors but occasionally end up in buildings. Although they sometimes enter in large numbers, they are harmless and simply become a nuisance by their presence. If you have a sowbug or pillbug bothering you call Bug Commander!



Even though the garter snake is the most common, there are actually 16 other snakes found in Minnesota and only two are venomous — the Timber Rattlesnake and the Eastern Massasauga. Both are found only in the southeastern counties and are rarely encountered. If you ever do have a snake problem, Bug Commander has strategic…


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Silverfish, commonly associated with firebrats, are mostly a nuisance pest, but they can destroy cereals, books, papers, wallpaper, and other starchy items. A silverfish or firebrat can be mostly found indoors in cool, damp, dark places throughout the year, often associated with basements, but can be found in many rooms in homes. Got a silverfish…



The short-tailed shrew is very aggressive and spends most of its time underground, but they can been found indoors in search of food. The short tailed shrew is the largest shrew and only venomous mammal found in North America. Its saliva contains poisons that paralyze its victims. Paralyzed victims may be consumed over a period…



During rat infestations, you will most likely never actually see a rat just the remanence and damage they cause and leave behind. Rats are very smart for their size and can transmit diseases and parasites and even chew through hard building materials and wires. A good indication that you are dealing with rats and not…

Powderpost Beetles

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Powder post beetles are second only to termites in their ability to damage dry, seasoned wood. There are often conflicting opinions about whether the insects and/or damage they are seeing is indeed due to the powder post beetle or not. When determining what insect you have, look for small, round holes and fine, powder-like sawdust.…

Phorid Flies

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Phorid flies, also called humpbacked flies, are found indoors where decaying organic matter is found, such as trash containers, drains, and plumbing leaks. They can be found anytime during the year and sometimes can be controlled by cleaning drains and any organic matter. If you are still in need of control give Bug Commander a…

Moles and Voles


These pests can cause a lush, manicured, green lawns into an unsightly mess full of tunnels and mounds. Some of the best ways to rid your lawn of these pests is by trapping and sometimes baits can be used underground.



Biting mites can be brought in homes and other structures from pets, rodents, birds, bats and in other cases products and other materials. Often called bird or rodent mites they become a problem once their host has left the area or after an increase in the infestation. You will often need magnification to see a…

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